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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave <1> website: The Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery (FG ID #2319669)

Note: We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, we found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere.

We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site.

Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

The Location of the Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery

Lat:   19.6005°   (19° 36' 1")

Lon:   -155.0568°   (-155° 3' 24")

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery:

  • Pages specific to Hawaii:
  • Cemetery Information and Directories:
  • About the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ...
    • Although we don't have a link to the Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery itself, you might be curious about the African Methodist Episcopal Church. See their website at:
    • The African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • List of neighboring communities ...

    The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery.

    We've listed the following communities based on their distance from Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Kurtistown
      (Less than 2 miles to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kurtistown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kurtistown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kurtistown <4>
    • Keaau
      (Less than 2 miles to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keaau have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keaau
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keaau <4>
    • Orchidlands Estates
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchidlands Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchidlands Estates
    • Mountain View
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Hawaiian Acres
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawaiian Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hawaiian Acres
    • Fern Acres
      (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fern Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fern Acres
    • Ainaloa
      (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ainaloa have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ainaloa
    • Hilo
      (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Eden Roc
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden Roc have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden Roc
    • Hawaiian Paradise Park
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawaiian Paradise Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hawaiian Paradise Park
    • Pahoa
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pahoa have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pahoa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pahoa <4>
    • Hawaiian Beaches
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawaiian Beaches have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hawaiian Beaches
    • Continue List   (8 more) ...
      • Wainaku
        (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wainaku
      • Fern Forest
        (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fern Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fern Forest
      • Paukaa
        (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paukaa
      • Kaniahiku Village
        (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kaniahiku Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaniahiku Village
      • Nanawale Estates
        (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nanawale Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nanawale Estates
      • Honolulu Landing
        (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
      • Leilani Estates
        (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leilani Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leilani Estates
      • Papaikou
        (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Papaikou have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Papaikou
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Papaikou <4>

    For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended List of Communities.

    Nearby communities with newspapers ...

    The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in .

    More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery.

    We've listed the following communities alphabetically.

    • Hilo
      • Hilo lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the North (N) of the Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery.
      • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Hilo.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilo

    List of nearby cemeteries ...

    Based on our list of cemeteries, we know of 20 that are within 28 miles [45.1 km] of the Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery.<5>

    We've listed the following cemeteries based on their distance from Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

    Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

    Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we continue to add detail as we find it.

    We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery:

    • Referenced GNIS Record ...
    • GNIS ID #1956657  (Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery)
      • Note: GNIS record #1956657 has been archived by the USGS. It is no longer maintained by the USGS, nor can it be retrieved from their website.
      • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Mountain View
      • County: Hawaii         Elev: 195
      • Location given for GNIS #1956657 (Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery)
    • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #2319669

    The official website for State of Hawaii: https://portal.ehawaii.gov/

    Footnotes ...

    <1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
    <2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Kurtistown Jodo Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 19.6005, Longitude: -155.0568    
    <3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
    <4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
    <5>While we have an extensive database of cemeteries (with over 200,000 entries), you can be assured that it's not complete and our list will be missing cemeteries.
    <6>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
    <7>To help visualize the location of the cemetery, we've drawn a straight line between the communities of Paukaa and Wainaku. The cemetery can be found near that line and roughly halfway between the two communities. Remember that this is just an approximate location.









 

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